Artesia puts up large numbers vs. La Mirada

first_img From there, Tony Minero took over the Matadores’ offense, throwing for 142 yards on 9-of-15 completions with two touchdowns, but his efforts weren’t enough to keep the Pioneers from victory. La Mirada’s Eddie Martinez gained 110 rushing yards on 11 carries and scored a touchdown. Lakewood 31, Millikan 28 John Barnett had 40-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and tailback Anthony Cosme caught a 30-yard touchdown pass as the Lancers prevailed over the Rams at home. Lakewood quarterback Jeff Fischer threw a 35-yard TD pass to Trey Buckley in the third quarter. Compton 48, Jordan 21 Senior Lamar Chapman had 10 carries for 121 yards and had a touchdown run, and senior running back Anthony Wright carried the ball nine times for 108 yards and a touchdown as the Tarbabes (5-1, 2-0) rolled to a Moore League victory. Donald Green had two carries 101 yards, one on a 76-yard TD run. O’Neal Boatner had 14 carries for 90 yards and two touchdowns to give him 700 yards on the season. Grace Brethren 31, Valley Christian 0 Senior defensive end Devin Farrow had 12-yard interception return and senior defensive lineman Garrett Davis had three solo tackles, but the Crusaders couldn’t generate much offense at home. Senior linebacker Ken Kimura had three solo tackles for Valley Christian, which hosts Marshall at 7:30 p.m. Friday. San Pedro 21, Banning 6 Junior tailback J’Vone Hibbler scored twice on three-yard rushes as the Pirates (4-2, 1-0) won their Marine League opener. Junior quarterback Jason Garneau connected with receiver Joey Padilla for a 37-yard touchdown pass. Padilla also had two quarterback sacks on the defensive side. The Pilots fell to 0-6 overall and to 0-1 in league play. Carson 9, Gardena 6 Senior quarterback Anthony Lewis carried the ball four times for 22 yards, with the last 15 being the most important. With 49 seconds remaining in the game, he sprinted for the game-winning touchdown to give the Colts the victory at home. He also completed 10 of 20 pass for 100 yards, and running back Steve Boyd carried the ball for 58 yards in 2 ½ quarters before going out with a leg injury. Huntington Park 35, Roosevelt 22 Senior quarterback Jonathan Ortiz completed 6 of 13 passes for 102 yards and scores of 10 and 11 yards to senior wideout Sergio Castillo as the Spartans (6-0, 2-0) beat visiting Roosevelt (1-5, 0-2) in Eastern League action. Senior running back Edward Morales made the most of his short-yardage opportunities, scoring twice on one-yard runs for Huntington Park, which hosts South East next week. South Gate 40, South East 10 Senior quarterback Daniel Kozasky beat an all-out blitz on the first play of the game to connect with Deandre Carter for a 74-yard touchdown, and the Rams (3-3-1, 2-1) rolled from there in Eastern League play against visiting South East (0-7, 0-3). Carter only caught one more pass, but it was good for 38 yards and a score, and senior running back Peter Gonzalez carried the ball 14 times for 169 yards and four touchdowns for South Gate, which faces Roosevelt on the road next week. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week — Josiah Bentle Mayfair 27, Norwalk 7 Junior quarterback Ronnie Goforth completed 11 of 15 pass for 162 yards and two touchdowns, and sophomore running back Corey Norman carried the ball 18 times for 104 yards and two rushing touchdowns as the Monsoons (5-1, 2-0) remained undefeated in Suburban League play. He also hooked up with Goforth for a 33-yard touchdown catch. Mayfair faces Cerritos at Gahr Friday. Bellflower 59, Glenn 6 Senior running back Jeremy Avery gained 202 yards on 13 carries and also scored two touchdowns to lead the Buccaneers (4-2, 2-1) to the Suburban League victory against the visiting Eagles (0-6, 0-3). Quarterback Reggie Williams threw for two scores, while place kicker Arturo Guizar had six touchbacks on seven kickoffs for Bellflower, which hosts Norwalk next week. center_img The Artesia High football team scored 28 unanswered points to defeat La Mirada High 42-34 in Suburban League play on Friday night. La Mirada quarterback Trevor Blood, who came off the bench last week to lead the Matadores past Bellflower, threw for 76 yards on six attempts in the first half. A third of his numbers came on a 25-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Risser in the second quarter. Blood had earlier fumbled at his own 15, where Steven McKnight recovered the ball and ran to the end zone for a touchdown. Blood was sacked on La Mirada’s last possession of the first half before his team trailed 28-14 at the break. On their first play back from the locker rooms, the Pioneers sacked him again and followed that with a 25-yard interception return. last_img

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